Football Players The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time  

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Big fan of Kansas City football? Then check out this list of Kansas City Chiefs running backs with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting running back from throughout Kansas City Chiefs history, including current running backs and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Kansas City Chiefs and some of the greatest NFL running backs of all time, the best Chiefs RBs include Jamaal Charles, Larry Johnson, Priest Holmes, and Herman Heard. 

Who are the best running backs in Kansas City Chiefs history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Kansas City Chiefs starting running back.

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189 59
Priest Holmes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

2
191 60
Jamaal Charles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

3
60 12
Christian Okoye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
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4
117 53
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

5
140 82
Kareem Hunt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Kareem Hunt

Seasons: 2018, 2017

6
101 60
Larry Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

7
56 29
Joe Delaney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981

8
55 34
Barry Word is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990

9
42 27
Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969

10
65 50
Spencer Ware is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

11
41 29
Kimble Anders is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

12
46 40
Charcandrick West is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Charcandrick West

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

13
9 3
Damien Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Damien Williams

Seasons: 2018

14
44 40
Anthony Sherman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

15
26 24
Greg Hill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

16
29 28
Herman Heard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Herman Heard

Seasons: 1989, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

 

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14 14
Woody Green is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Woody Green

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974

18
22 25
Thomas Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

19
12 17
Paul Palmer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Paul Palmer

Seasons: 1988, 1987

20
11 17
Billy Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Billy Jackson

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

21
19 28
Donnell Bennett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Donnell Bennett

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

22
22 32
Bam Morris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998

23
11 21
Tony Reed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kansas City Chiefs Running Backs of All Time
Tony Reed

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977